Re: 2.4.20-rc1 - hang with processes stuck in D

From: Jeff Dike (
Date: Sun Nov 10 2002 - 16:22:57 EST said:
> Or rather try it on a different box.

This has been seen on a number of different boxes running a variety of kernels.

The ones that have happened to other people that I have heard of have all
involved UML. I've also make my laptop hang with BK, diff, and emacs.

Here are some threads talking about this problem:

There's a variety of kernels and hardware involved here. My laptop is
bog-standard IDE afaik. Zaphod, the subject of the second URL, is IDE behind
a 3ware raid controller. Not sure about the others.


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